Submitted by Chief Rod Carroll
Office: (409) 769-4561
Cell: (409) 781-0547
On Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at approximately 3:10 PM, the Vidor Police Department Dispatch Center received a call of a carjacking that had just occurred in the 300 block of N. Lakeside, just off of IH-10.
The caller advised that he had just witnessed a carjacking of a 2022 White Audi SUV. The suspect was described as a Black male, wearing a black shirt, black shirt with long dreadlocks. The caller advised that the vehicle left the area at a high rate of speed.
Upon the arrival of patrol units in the area, officers located a male and a female, that were the victims.
The Victims advised that they were sitting in their vehicle discussing a home that they are building in the 300 block of N. Lakeside. They were approached by a black male that was very friendly at first asking if they had any work that he could do. When they stated “No”, the black male produced a pistol and demanded the vehicle and keys. The male was last seen driving Northbound on N. Lakeside.
The male and female were not injured.
The Vidor Police Department immediately advised all surrounding law enforcement agencies.
At approximately, 5:00PM, the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office spotted the vehicle at the Stuckey’s on IH-10 and Jenkins Road. The driver, later identified as Aubrey Young, sped off at a high rate of speed causing a pursuit.
The vehicle was spiked by a Chambers County unit causing the pursuit to terminate at mile marker 823.
The driver was taken into custody. He was identified as:
Aubrey Young age: 36
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
He is in the custody of the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office on the following charges:
• Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
• Evading Arrest/detention in a Motor Vehicle
• Unlawful Carrying of a weapon
• Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a felon
Addition charges are currently pending for Aggravated Robbery.[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]
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